The UK breeds a lot of good riders. One of them is Anthony Pill, member of the European HARO team since the beginning. Although he's not afraid for adventure and travels a lot, his airmiles account has zero miles on it. Pill simply can't be bothered. What does he care about? What is your most embarrassing CD on the shelf?
I'm not embarrassed about any of them.
Are you a daredevil?
It depends what sort of mood I'm in; sometimes I can be a bit scared to do things, but other times I can be a total psycho.
What trophy you won do you appreciate most?
I once won a trophy for drinking the most tomato ketchup in 90 seconds; I managed five and a half bottles.
Do you wear contacts?
Have you ever been in a mosh pit?
How do you release anger?
Mow the lawn or drink beer or commit to a trick I know I won't make. That last one usually calms me down... or knocks me out...
Do looks matter?
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
The first things you notice about the opposite sex?
If they have a feature that really stands out, like a huge mole or a third arm, I'd notice that first, but if not, it's generally the breasts.
What model mobile phone do you use?
Where is your second home?
The Bounty Inn, in Basingstoke.
What ramp do you ride on a regular basis?
The spine mini in Winklebury, Basingstoke.
What park did you have fun at most in 2004?
Southsea, Epic, Chessington World of adventures.
Do you trust others easily?
What was your favorite toy as a child?
Do you know where your first BMX bike is right now?
What class in school do you think is totally useless?
I think that all the classes are very useful, but a lot of the so-called teachers are totally useless. Those who can, do. Those who can't, teach.
What do you do to help remember things that happened on your trips?
Nothing really. I sometimes write articles about them.
If you were another person, would YOU be friends with you?
What are your nicknames?
Pill, Swiss Tony, Tony Top-tube, TM (team manager or tiny midget), Tony Top-deck, Triple T, the list goes on...
Would you bungee jump?
If it was free and I had nothing else to do that day.
Do you untie your shoes when you take them off?
No. Although, unlike my father, I can actually tie my laces.
Are you still stoked getting a picture in the magazine?
Definitely, every time is as good as the first.
Who do you like to shoot photos with?
Anyone who really wants to shoot me. I don't like shooting with impatient people who are just there to get a job done. I like to shoot with people who are really interested in making an amazing photo, people who have artistic vision.
Last thing you ate?
Last BMX video you watched?
Front Brake Revolution DVD.
Last BMX website you visited?
Fat BMX. everyday.
Do you keep up with every day's news?
I buy a daily newspaper if that's what you mean, but hey, you can't believe everything you read!
Frequent flyer miles status?
What's a 2005 trip that you are looking forward to?
Haro UK Tour.
What is the first thing you think of when you wake up?
Sex, Food, BMX, in that order...